Tunisia: FDI edges up 5.3%

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    The value of foreign investment reached 2,024.8 million Tunisian dinars (MTD) through November 2015, up 17% compared to 2014.
    FDI (foreign direct investment without portfolio investment) recorded an increase of about 5.3% compared to 2014. These were down 0.6% in 2013, according to the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation.
    These investments are spread across the sectors of energy (56%), manufacturing (28%), services (15%) and agriculture (1%).
    Investments in the energy sector posted a growth of 12.7% compared with 2014 and a decrease of 4.1% compared to 2013.
    As for investment in agriculture, a rise by 50.5% was recorded until the end of November 2015 compared to the same period in 2014. However, these investments are down 17.9% from 2013.


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